Signs are good for Sheffield film lovers as cinema work progresses

Signs are up on The Light cinema in Sheffield.
Signs are up on The Light cinema in Sheffield.
Have your say

The signs have gone up on Sheffield’s new city centre cinema ahead of its opening next month.

Contractors are fitting out the nine screens of The Light, on The Moor, and work is on schedule for the first screenings on April 14.

CEO Keith Pullinger said: “The signage shows us we are one big step nearer opening our doors to the public, and we are looking forward to welcoming first time visitors during the Easter break.

"This is only the beginning and we shall be sharing more of our plans in the coming weeks.

"We are also delighted to be joining The Moor and to become part of an area that is becoming a destination for visitors to the city centre.”

Primark and Specsavers have already opened in the retail and leisure complex, with Zizzi, Pizza Express and GBK due to open at the same time as the cinema.

The cinema is due to open on April 14.

The cinema is due to open on April 14.

The Light has also applied for a license to sell alcohol and provide film, live music and recorded music 24 hours a day.

The cinema's general manager Ashley Inman said it was to cover special events.

He added: "The licence is all about flexibility and it is certainly not our intention to trade 24 hours.

"We want to be able to enhance our offering with a handful of unique events throughout the year, including special screenings, conferencing and live sports.

"Such events could require this licence flexibility."

Today’s top stories:

Sheffield teacher sent 'inappropriate' texts to former student

Boy, eight, taken to hospital after collision in Sheffield

Innocent Sheffield dad wrongly branded a paedophile due to police 'typing error'

INQUEST: Sheffield woman found dead after taking mixture of cocaine and heroin to relieve pain

Court orders Sheffield city centre takeaway to close for 28 days over serious ASB reports

Police left stunned after man is seen juggling in the middle of busy Sheffield street

ON THIS DAY: 1994: Supertram launches in Sheffield - see what it looked like 23 years ago - VIDEO AND PICTURES

Sheffield Wednesday: Carvalhal expecting FOUR key men to return for Barnsley clash after international break

Sheffield United: Blades show their fighting spirit as Chris Wilder keeps it simple

Jamie Vardy reveals death threats in wake of Claudio Ranieri's sacking